Welcome to the Gruesome Magazine Podcast where a vigilant team of the Grue-Crew tackle the latest VOD, streaming, and independent releases for the week. The hunt is on for the diamond in the rough. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio and Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era are joined by Rafe Telsch and Vanessa Thompson. Joining us this week is special guest host Chad Hunt! For this episode, the crew dive into four new releases. First up is the kidnappers vs coven thriller House of Salem from director James Crow. Up next is Devil’s Well, a found footage/mockumentary feature from Kurtis Spieler. “A Brooklyn Slasher” exclaims the tagline for Psychotic from directors Maxwell Frey and Derek Gibbons. With Brawl on Cell Block 99, currently on Amazon Prime, director S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk) returns with another slow-burn, gory masterpiece.
Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 003
Brawl in Cell Block 99 – Psychotic – Devil’s Well – House of Salem
House of Salem
A group of kidnappers becomes a child’s unlikely protectors, after finding out they have unwittingly been set up to take part in a deadly game of human sacrifice. As they start to uncover the truth of the safe house they find themselves trapped, they must battle demonic forces in the walls and uncover the terrifying truth of over a hundred years of murder in the name of the Devil.
d. James Crow
cast. Jessica Arterton, Jack Brett Anderson, Liam Kelly, Leslie Mills
Karla Marks mysteriously vanishes while conducting a paranormal investigation with her husband. A year after her disappearance, a group of paranormal investigators attempts to uncover the truth about her disappearance.
director: Kurtis Spieler
cast: Bryan Manley Davis, Chris Viemeister, David Alexander
Psychotic: A Brooklyn Slasher
A group of hard-partying Brooklyn hipsters are stalked and savagely murdered by a masked maniac known as the Bushwick Party Killer.
directors: Maxwell Frey, Derek Gibbons
cast: Kristen Martin, Clint Keepin, Maxwell Frey, Derek Gibbons
AMAZON PRIME OF THE WEEK: Brawl in Cell Block 99
A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
director: S. Craig Zahler
cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson